Jun 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
to the "daily show." my name is jon stewart. got a big show for you tonight. bill kristol, editor of "the weekly standard," will be joining us. he's a fox news contributor. yet, yet, i hope to talk to him about a less contentious issue than that, like afghanistan. all right. ( laughter ) what a show. we're going to start with something that i found on the tv box this morning that was maybe one of the greatest things i've ever seen in my life. >> mark halperin. what was the president's strategy? >> are we in the seven-second delay today? >> oh, lordy. >> i want to characterize how i thought the president behaved. >> we have it. we can use it, right, alex? >> yeah, sure, come on. >> go for it. >> i thought he was kind of a dick yesterday. ( laughter ) >> jon: mark halperin, senior political analyst, editor at large of "time" magazine just called the president a dick. and that wasn't like a spontaneous, like, can't contain myself, you lie! like this one, you guys have a delay because i'm going to call the president a dick. now, people can argue whether that's appropriate, whether halperin crossed s
Jul 13, 2011 9:30am PDT
spending limit, which congress has released ten times in the last ten years. now that's the big give in the negotiation. it's not, all right, let's all chip in and buy a getting for the party. it's buy me a keg and i won't burn your [bleeped] house down. now, why would obama and the democrats get the impression that that's not really a give? >> nobody is talking about not raising the debt ceiling. i haven't heard that discussed by anybody, not in the congress. yeah, nobody is talking about doing that. >> jon: [whispering] the leader of the house of representatives. see, the leader of the senate republicans stated on sunday that of course they're going to raise the debt ceiling. now, why would the republicans get the impression that they can play silly politics with something like our credit rating? because in 2006 the president and freshman senator voted against raising the debt ceiling. and why did he do that? >> that was just an example of a new senator, you know, making what is a political vote as opposed to doing what was important for the country, and i'm the first one to acknow
Jul 15, 2011 9:30am PDT
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